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mTSWRU FIRM FAILS
■ )LLOW'S BAXK (RASH.
Jcmcs Camtkcfjs ,v Co., Large Broker
age Concern, Goes Under.
IE; Toicjrrarh t:> The Tribune.]
Pitlsburs. May 1"?. — "Witli assets of 52.000.000.
most «rf v. !r:-': the firm liad thought was g0..-l
j«pcr. and: with debts of on!y $500,000. James
Carothers i- O>.. broken*. t>r.e 'f the bused
firms cast of the AUcgiiany Mountains, wont
ir.to voluntary bankruptcy this morning: because
CT the f.-iHure of the. Allegheny National Bank.
cf Pitt^burg. The Ennii t-aid t<» have carried
an immense asaour.t of the Allegheny National
stool; as risets and security, but the absolu.'e
:^i!ure of the bank has rendered this paper .f
no value and the firm askcO for a receiver to
protect itself and creditors.
The courts to-night appointed C. F. Ander
s-en, of Pittsburs. as recriver. and charge wl'l
fc>e taken of the firm's office on Fourth avenue
here to-njprrow morninsr.
Next to \Vkitney & Slephehson. which went
to the v.alJ several months ago. James Caroth
'"" & Co. v.as ccnsi32red the jrilt ,;<;, ,] firm
of this part of the country. As brokeis of th-j
r.:d school they had a hijrh reputation, doins
little margin v. o r k. and -a hen ■::'•>• did exacting
as higrh as Sf» per joint margin on some stocks,
•which r.a* a!rm-st equivalent to buying the stock
■ ' r dealt
ire may be
CITY FUNDS TIED UP.
Pittsburg May /».••■,•,■ Bonds Follozc
ing Allegheny Failure.
F;tts:.ur£. May IS.— With Sl,s4i».y.Ai oi of its
fund* tied up indefinitely as a result of the sus
pent of the Allegheny National Ban] to-day.
the city of Fittsr-urg finds itself confronted with
tho possibility of being forced to issue bonds to
raise money to meet current exjvpnses. A formal
effort to withdraw the money was made by City
Tre-af-u:T Steel after -he announcement of sus
pension was made, but the check was not hon
ored. The .-; ■■■ Baton of the bank leaves the
city with practically no immediately available
A number of depositors were gathered on
Fifth avenue opijosite the bank this morning.
and "when the onVr of suspension was posted
z'.l r<rad it and then quickly dispersed.
While the peculations of William Montgom
ery, the cashier, are officially placed at $394,000.
ft if ?aid the bank's shortage is close to $2,
<»M.<*««. Montgomery did .......
United States Commissioner Lindsay to-day
v-hf-'i his preliminary hearing was called, his
attorney. C. C. Dickey, waiving- the former
cashier's rights. He was held for the federal
jury in £123.000.
Robert Lyons, a national ml examiner, has
bf-er. arriointed receiver of the bank.
State Treasurer John O. Sheatz and Deputy
Attorney Otrnera! Jesse E. B. Cunningham ar
rived here this morning : .- m Harrisburp;. State
fur.fis to the amount of $523,477 were carried In
the bank, and the officials will take immediate
stppf to recover the away. The Fidelity and
Deposit Company of Maryland and the United
StcTrs Fidelity and Guaranty Company are
n4«r foonC to the state for the dei>osit, hovr
ev-r, in die amount of £4,."i« >O.<XK ».
"William Stewart, president of the ...
V.oTik; "Walter Chess, one ft] directors;
Thomas Evp.ns. of the Macbeth-Evans Glass
Company; Robert McAfee, secretary of the com
ririnwealth of Pennsylvania, and William Mont
gomery, the defaulting cashier, are security for
the rjty's deposit, and each liable to the mount
Explaining why the city's funds .-...•
■withdrawn as soon as the shortaee was dis
covered . Treat-urer Steel says he was told that
if an attempt was made to do bo It would force
Th* closing of the bank, and that in such event
v city <-ould not be paid He says be was
tlto assured that*the bank would weather the
Storm ~nd meet a!! of its gtkms.
_.i/ PRODROME IX FLIGHT.
Carries Designer Xinefy-three Yards
Before Meeting- Accident.
. Hammondsport, N. V.. May IS.— The aero
r>-- VThlt* Winer made a short flight here to
fiay, <■-. rrying its designer. F. W. Baldwin, up
into th*-- air to a h^ipht of abovt ten feet. The
pressure of the air on ■..--•;, rear edge of
♦-, knrer aeroplane caused ft to foul the pro-
J*H<?T. and the aerodrome was. therefore, brought
flcßTi to :he eround. after having traversed a
cstar:^ of ■■■■•. The damage, it
"*£* Hiir.. <ou]d be easily repaired.
The- n*-\v storing pear attached to the front
•bed worked satisfactorily, so that there is now
M flifficulty in keeping the machine on the
aeetrack while running on the ground. The
sretrark has been widened by ploughing up a
portion of an adjoining field and smoothing it
■*Ith a roller.
Claries Oliver Jones, of Cincinnati, who for
Kveral months has been engaged here in per-
Jeaing his dirigible type of airship, announces
* trial of the ship, the Boomerang, for the first
*wk in June. At that lime Mr. Jones will
Badmake a trip to Boston. Mr. Jones's airship
i*ra jr*s b>.g of - - /.fin cubic feet capacity, and ft
i p-, poised that the buoyancy of the gas over
«a»!, t.i .. wr-ipht of the erator and the motor
*=<i ir.akf-s the machine just equal to the weight
tf TV- motor and car for the operator and
**0 pass, rigors an suspended from a. balloon
**n>«\ hatiglpg below the cigar shaped gas bag.
motor is a 30-boraepower engine. Mr. Jones
?kslttea his machine can make thirty-five
*** kA hour. With a favorable wind he ex
**t* to cover the distance between Hammonds-
J*t znd Boston in about eight hours.
- : IS MILLION-DOLLAR HOTEL
Brooklyn Lumberman Purchases Site of Old
Uujs 8,,. f( . rt a lumberman of Brooklyn, has
■•ttt the site or •.;.; Plcmnont House,
a...,} Hiciu -!;..• from Abraham Abra
•*&. *ttb th<- <-jti*c-ctation of erecting upon it a.
l*«lve- story apanment liotcl. ... of Jl/X'J.OOO.
**^el Ufcbd. of the I ismi Imp'-oveinent Company.
i?t % is broker* turned over the title yesterday.
Ti * tile ruiis through from Montagu* street to
" ■ jstreet m d has a frontage of » feet on the
f'Tc-r. v wag lht .. it that the projected Woodruff
a «el *as to have be*>n built. After the collapse
? 'bar eoterpris^ -the property »■■"■* into the
of .Mr. Abraham.
J** price paid l.y i: -.-. j-t was not announced.
:** land Swt. when turned ..v.r to the Brooklyn
?teU Reilty Company in 19f4. Ji«.'^- H
W Uirouth foreclosure proceeding instituted a
; ttr a*o by the Klngi County Trust Company, lor
]£ r " Htimt £ Huberty will f«P^e plans for
■ wi»t«, NEM'-YORK, TUjESDAY, MAY ID, 1908.—TWELVE PAGjES.— r£*££™ ™^ --
PI WISHING MOHMAXDS.
British Troops Burning Ullages —
The Cholera Abating.
Simla. May IS.— Major General WOlcocksfa
operations have now brought the British jiunl
thre expedition ii n 11 1 > the heart of the Mnhmand
country, where it is enpraged in destroying native
vilJago.s and forts, in accordance with the recent
F"Vi rnment proclamation that the operations b^
strictly confined to the punishment of recalci
trant tribes, no occupation of territory being
The latest advices received hero show that
the cholera is abating. The neighboring tribes
remain loyal and the Ameer of Afghanistan
appears to be <! ing; his beat t" restrain the
border men. Vt is hoped, therefore, that, al
though the Mohmands as yet have shown no
signs <•■' submission, the operations may soon
b* terminated. Fifteen "f the native Indian
states recently offered military assiptar.ee to
the . KpedJtion.
CHIXESE T HOOPS BEATEN.
Yun-Xan Rebels Advance- -Appeals
to Peking for Aid.
Hong Kong. May 18.— According to advices re
ceived here, the rebellion in Yun-Xan is becom
ing serious. The revolutionists have captured a
railway and have defeated the government
troops. They are advancing: and urgent requests
have been sent to Peking for reinforcements.
U'OMAX KILLED BY FALL.
Young Guest's Body Found at Bot
tom of Hotel Arcana//.
A bellboy at the Abingdon Square Hotel,
KicrhTli avenue and l-'th street, was pent at 6
o'clock last night to the room of Miss Emma N.
Crosby, of Boston, a guest who had arrived on
Sunday -night, taking a room for one day, for
which she paid In advance, to inform her that
her tkne was up. The bellboy got no response
to his knocking, and. entering the room, he
found the only window, which looked out on an
areaway, open, and peering out he saw the form
of a woman lying on the concrete pavement
four stories below. The body was Identified as
that of Miss Crosby.
Whether the young woman committed suicid?
or fell out of the window while walking in her
Bleep, or while looking out, is not known. There
was nothing In her room to indicate that sh^
had intended suicide.
There were a few postal cards and letters, be
sides her clothes and a wicker suitcase. The
police say there was no money.
Dr. Coffee, of St. Vincent's Hospital, said the
young woman died from a fractured skull and
that .-It-- had been dead several hours before
the bellboy discovered her.
In n letter from her mother it appeared that
n's brother* Vance bad recently
opened a bakery shop |v Brooklj*n and had
written that. "*ever>"thing would be ail right if
I cr-.:M have *h» help of Emmie." The mother
I her daughter to "go very slow about
the offer tof Vance) on account of your ill
health." The letter hinted that the daughter
had had trouble with her eye?. "No. 54 Pineap
ple street." was given as the address of thr
Coroner Aecritelli ordered the body of Miss
Crosby removed to the morgue.
Edward Crosby, brother of Miss Crosby, called
at the morprue shortly after midnight and posi
tively identified the body as that of his sister.
He said he had seen her since her arrival from
Boston two days ago. talked with her, and that
she seemed happy when he left her. He could
a.~sien no reason for her committing suicide, if
RANK UPSETS SINGERS.
Also Impresario When Controversy
Even Oscar Hammerstem, with his numerous
female operatic stars, probably never faced a, more
threatenmg situation than that which last night
confronted Ivan Anramron. trie impresario of
the Italian Grand Opera Company, now at the
American Theatre And Mr. Abramson does not
want a repetition of it.
For about fifteen minutes before the time for th«
first curtain It looked behind the scenes as though
the larce audience would hear neither "Cavallerta
Rusticana". nor "Parliacci." which had been an
nounced as" the double bill for the night. And the
cause of The interesting quarter of an hour was
not a prima donna, but two tenors and incidentally
The controversy hinged on a question of genea
olopv. rank .■! precedence. Baron Domenico -delli
Franci. the dramatic tenor, who traces his lineage
back several centuries, was cast as Turidu. in
"Cavallerla Rusiicana," while L<uigi Samoilov, the
lyric tenor, whose ancestor.^ were Tartar princes,
was billed as Canio in "PagUaccL" So'it happened
lhat they were both at the tl/ratre last night, and
so it happened, too, that < ach sought the principal
male dressing room.
"Oh, mi caro Bamollov," said Baron Franci, with
all the grace of a cavalier, "the question of artistic
superiority cannot enter into this question; it is
one of rank, of precedence."
"You have nothing on me" is about equivalent
In English of what M. Samoilov replied in Italian,
st th*- same tim«- shinning verbally up and down
111* family tree.
Then as the argument for the possession of the
dressing room increased in dramatic Intensity there
came a rumbling from another direction, like the
first warning of an erupting volcano. It was the
voice of m Bozzano «ii Raffaele, the basso, who
treated the question lightly, telling the other two
that if it were only a question of rank be had
something of a claim himself, as his grandfather
was a Spanish marquis who migrated to Italy
early in the last century.
And as these claims flew back and forth the.
tiin<- nVw. too, and in fifteen minutes more the
curtain was due to rlw. Th • three sent for Mr.
Abramson, but he was not successful In figur
ing out by right of rank who was to get the de
sired dressing room. He pleaded, he fretted, he
almost cried, but it didn't help.
A . i so it stood when there appeared an arbi
trator In the person of Haw. Tina Peesns. who
wns to sing Psn*Trr— She magnanimously placed
her room ••' the disposal of one of the noblemen
tenors, just to have peace in the family. She took
another room, while Baron Franci. to show that he
was a high born gentleman, accepted the offer of
tho prima donna's room, and the band played on.
Gatti Caaasaa, the new director of the Metro
politan Opera House, attended the performances
of "CavalJeria Bustlcana- and "Pagliacd' at the
WOMAN A SUICIDE AT NIAGARA FALLS.
Niagara Falls, N. Y-. -May 18.-A stranger hurry
ing to a train informed the station master this
evening that be li; " son a roman plunge into
tli.- rapids from the Third Bister Island. The po
lice were informed, and officers made a careful
search of the island and its vicinity, but were un
able to find any clew " establish th* Identity of
the. suicJde. whose body must have passed over the
Wr .., repre ..••tii-M at Poland Water Depot, 1180
U 'L £. ' Poland Spring House opens June Ist.
Bro^dwav , i-'li n? June *> Mansion Souse open a ll
vet? . Tn« ?SanV&eC Kookland. Me., open. Jua»
25tn.— AdvU- -_
IfAYOB kt'CLELLAN ON FIRST CAB INTO NEW bELANCEY ST. STATION.
tAXG EVADES THEATRE
"Kid Ticist's" Followers Seek Re
venge for Leader's Death.
While ".Anna Karmina" was being played by a
stock company at the Gotham Th< tre In East
New V' rk. yesterday a alleged members
of the gang of "Kid Twist," who, with his friend,
"Cyclone Lewis," was killed by an Italian '-n
Thursday niirht at Coney island, app< ired and.
declaring they were there to avenge theii
era df'Hth. assaulted an Inoffensive Italian o
th^ theatre, a n<l then went Inside and ed
Detective Frank Dougherty, of the Liberty ave
nue station, and Samuel Koomer. alias "English
Sam." engaged in a rough and tumble fight in th»
cnf£ .if the theatre. Koorr.er was finally arrested
on the charge of assaulting an officer. Benjamin
Blumenfeld, of No. 312 Sheffield avenue, was also
arrested, charged with disorderly conduct. Koomer
was treated by an ambulance surgeon.
"'Kid Twist" and "Cyclone Lewis" lived at Xo. 257
Packman streeT. East Xcw York. They were well
known to the police of Manhattan and Brooklyn.
When they were buried on Friday two hundred
thug?, most of them armed, vowed their intention
of avenging the double killing. The slayer, Louis
Poggi. had escaped He and Italians in general
were to suffer. Many have been beaten since
■■!!= there a dago in this here place?" demanded
cue of men loudly in the theatre. "We want to kill
One of lii? companions nourished a pistol. The
ushers and a special officer were afraid of the
strangers. Etiwaid Girard, manager of the thea
tre, and Dudley Clements, the treasurer, finally pre
vailed upon the men to pro outside. There were
many women at the matinee, and some started to
leave their seats.
In the cafe the eight men in the gang bought
drinks for everybody. Koomer wept as he de
clared that "Kid Twist." iii- best friend, had been
murdered. "Somebody has got to die for what
happened to him," l.« said At "EngfUsli Sam's"
order everybody drank a to;>st to the deaf] men.
Several revolve were <Irav.-n and things became
so threatening the theatre manager called upon the
police for protection, and Detectives Dougherty and
Burton were sent to the scene. Intermission had
come and hundreds of persons quickly gathered In
the cafe and outside During th" fight the mem
bers of the izur.z scattered through the crowd, ail
but two getting away.
VESTA VICTORIA IN A RUNAWAY.
With Her Manager and James J. Gorbett,
Narrowly Escapes in OTraha.
:Pv T«legrrapti to T^» Tribune.]
Omaha, May 18.-James J Corbeti and Vesta
Vir-toria. th^ Enclish vaudeville actress, were In i
runaway in Omaha yesterday, and both ha 1 nai
row eFC3j>ps from death.
Miss Victoria, her manager, Mr. Figgis, and Mr.
Corbett were in a hack at the Western League
baseball game. Returning, the horses became
frightened and started to run They left the street
and took to th» sidewalk; running between a line
of telephone poles on one side and a twenty foot
embankment on the other. The flight continued for
three blocks before they were got under control.
MISS VANBERBILT FOUND DBOWNED.
Body of Assistant Librarian at Princeton
University Taken from Canal.
The body of Miss Bertha Vanderbllt, the assist
ant librarian at Princeton University, who had
been missing since Wednesdaj r.ipiit, was found in
th< Delaware and RaritMM Canal, about a quar
ter of i mile above Kingston, yesterday. The body
was identified by an uncle. Dr. W. <; Chase, who
paid that Miss Vanderbilt was the victim of an
;.. . i'i'-nt.
The police, howeevr. cling to their first theory
th^i' ?h^ committed suicide. I oroner Moke empan
elled ;t jurj". which returned a verdict of de: r> .
from accidental drowning.
Mi=s Vanderbilt -was tw< nty-one years <>ld an l the
daughter of A. B. Vanderbilt, of Amst< rdam, N. Y.
She lefi her boarding house In Princeton on
Wednesday, saying she was going for a walk. Wl en
f)ip failed to return efforts were begun to find
REGULATING "NEAR BEER" IN ATLANTA.
Atlanta, Maj 18 The Cltj Council passed an
ordinance to-daj ;:. il.i 1 .- h license tax of
year on "near beer," a beverage containing !•■ -
than L' per cent of alcohol, which has been on sale
sine-- th>' prohibition !.i\> went into effect. The
ordinance also provides tlmr "ni ar beer" shall
not be sold on Sunday nor to minors, and prohibits
the serving "f free lunches with It.
WOULD HARDLY WORK IN PITTSBURG.
[By T.i«-Kr;i).!i to The Trtbuni 1
Boston, Maj 18 Senator W. T. Krells, <n South
Boston, a disciple of Mark Twain, has Introduced
Into the Massachusetts Legislature :i bill prevent
ing men from wearing any clothing except white
suits and Panama hats, uud--7 Ueavy fine*.
SWEETHEARTS DROWN TOGETHER.
[By T.-Jes-rap!. to Th« TrH on. |
Ogdensborg. N V.. May 18. Miss Haxel Corey
and Cady Walrath, sweethearts, were drowned In
i:ini Creek, at Hermon, St. Lawrence County, on
Baturda] night. They started out for .i sail and,
failiiiK to appear bj Sunday morning, a searching
party was organized. The boat was found Boating
ui>Mdt down i" th< creek, and later the i).jdif-s were
recovered. U !• believed that they *<■'■<• caught
in ,i squall and theii boal capsUed.
AMERICAN SHOOTS PARIS WAITER.,
ran-. May IS.— F*- B. Allen, who says he lives In
New York shot and severely wounded ■ waiter
in a Latin Quarter hotel ro-nighl Allen had been
acting peculiarly. and the police say that they
believ he la insane. He was placed In the police
Infirmary for observation. The American Embassy
ha* been Informed.
NEW TEKMIXAI, orE.NEI)
Manor and Party Ride Through
Dclancey Street Subway Station.
The new subway terminal station for th» surface,
oars running acros? the Williamsburg Bridge will
be regularly used beginning this morning at 4
o'clock. The terminal station was formally opened
yesterday afternoon by Mayor McClellan, Pat
rick F. McGowan, president of the Board of Al
dermen; Borough President Ahearn, Bridge Com
missioner Stevenson, Chief Engineer Ingersoll of
the Biidge Department and General Manager <'> 1-!
derwood of the Brooklyn Rapid Transit system.
The Mayor and his party, escorted by mounted
policemen under orders of Inspector Schmittberger,
crossed the Williamsburg Bridge yesterday after
noon in automobiles. On the other side the parlor
car Co'iinibli vas waiting for them, and ir* it the
return trip was i ■.-.,■ over the bridge and over new
rails Into the now terminal In Delincey street, near
Suffolk and Nor;. streets.
The car was In cliarg" of Thomas Manney, mo
tormar, and Henry Bueschel, conductor. That th-2
regular traffic might not he. long delayed new T
rails were laid at the- switch leading into the new
The Mayor's car took the loop furthest west,
and. after passing around it. headed back toward
Brooklyn, stopping at one of the island landings.
There are eight of these altogether, appropriately
marker!, both upstairs and downstairs, so that there
will be do difficulty in poking out the right trolley
car. All the brii and terra cotta work in the
s.i v..: . station is In white.
With the beginning of irafiV in the new subway
station to-day ttK" 1 oid. unsightly makeshift build
ings on the surface will be abandoned and tak^n
away Ultimately the elevated trains crossing the
bridge and running to the Manhattan and Brookhn
bridges will use the new sur.way station, the tracks
toe them .b«ing immediately to the north of the
The Mayoi ,>.d his associates ejipiesaed sat!?
facticn w'th th^ now station, congratulating Com
missioner St*-venson on the .^reat improvement.
"The energies of the Bridge Department will now
be directed to iT.sriniiiri? the elevated railroad ser
vice across the Williamsburg Bridge," said Com
• er Bi< • enson.
It is expected that the elevated trains will be
running across the YV'Hliamsburg Bridge by July 1.
The connection between the Broadway elevated
road at the WHliamsburg Plaza and the Bridge Is
new being made.
REPORTS A WATERSPOUT.
West India Mail Steamer Brings
Xexes of Aquatic Disturbance.
Thf> Royal Dutch West India Mail steamer
Suriname reached port yesterday afternoon, and
reported a waterspout >'n Saturday between
Sombrero Light and Watling's Island, in the
West [ndies, which gave the steamer a per
The officers had been watching with pitcre?t
a procession "f porpoises \\hi. h appeared to he
strung out for about a mile, and sump of them
said that th-> waterspout popped richt up in the
midst of the porpoise parade, sending a fen
Bi ore of the fish high in th»> air.
A few minutes tater the k found a fat fix
ing Bsh squirming around in the galley. Hp
believed the waterspout hsd scent this on.
hurdling through a porthole. The cook us.-d the
visitor for part of the evening moal.
In the excitement following the waterspout
one of tho fo'castle h 3 r ;.].-, let his finger linger
too long near a win< i.. which ti>- .k it off.
TO STOP WESTERN MARYLAND SALE
Baltimore OJicials Wonied Over Report
That Reading or P. R. R. "Will Get Road.
:B; Telegraph to The Tribune 1
Baltimore, May 18. Citj officials are exercised over
the report that the Western Maryland Railroad trill
be sold to the Reading or the Pennsylvania, am]
the Mayor has Instructed the Citj Solicitor to de
termine the city's ri^h: under the terms of the
<ii>'s sale of the Western Maryland t.. th< Goulds.
At Uic tiin. of the sale the Reading interests would
have paid $2,000,000 more Vr the property than
!: •-■ Goulds, bul the road was sold t.. a syndicate
representing the latter to protect the city's trade
interests and insure the traffic for this port Should
i!:.- Reading the road its increasing coal traffic
"■•ill.! go to Philadelphia and N w York, Instead
of Baltimore. There Is said to be a clause in the
leed of. sai< which prevents the disposal of the
Western Maryland to a road entering Philadelphia.
REVIVALIST SUDDENLY KILLS WIFE.
Clergyman. Asserting He Was Temporarily
Insane, Immediately Surrenders.
Fairmont. W. v.... M.,> 18. Temporarily Insane,
according to his own statement, the Rev. S. A.
Coffman, .n;.-d fifty years, ■ well known local
Methodisi Episcopal clergyman, kiii.-d hi.s wife
early to-day bj cutting Iht throat
Coffmaij is in charge of two or thn ■ local
churches. His wife was a member of , ( well known
local famil) and was thirty-three years old. Dur
ing the last week "T two Coffman has been con
ducting .i series of n-\n,il services. Yesterday Me
niush.'d his meeting, and about midnight, «hiie he
and bis wife were discussing the services, be siul
deoly attacked her with a j«>k< i Mrs Cof&nan
Bed to a garden, where her husband overtook her
and killed her.
Coffman Kays thai when he saw the lifeless body
of his wife his sanity was immediately restored,
and he tame, here and surrendered fie says It was
bit Intention to kill his entire family and himself.
THE VACATION AND OUTING SEASON
bare. . Hudson River Day Utie open.— Ad. t.
KILLED BY PRESCRIPTION.
South American Planter Poisoned
Wife Also 111
From what is supposed to have been a mis
taken prescription, a South American plant*-,
who with his wife and a family party of seven
was staying at the Victoria Hotel. Broadway
and I'Tth street, was poisoned late las' night
and di«d about 2 o'clock this morning
Rto Kraso, forty years of age. is the victim
Of the accident. His wife uas also poisoned, but
Dr. S. Wesley Smith, the hotel physician, who
was called in immediately. adminisU red ■
powerful antidote, which seemed to take effect
on her immediately, though the husband was
not benefited. He pronounced both cases thoiie
of atropine poisoning.
The doctor learned f< m the other members
of the party that Mr. Kraso sent out to a
drug store in Sixth avenue for some spartrino.
a vegetable heart stimulant used by South
American?. Instead of that, however, th.y evi
dently received, the doctor said. SOSM atro
Coroner Acritelli refused to give a death
certificate until the police had investigated.
SMITH SEXIOR KILLED.
Jumps from Runaway Carriage and
Breaks Her Neck.
Northampton, Mass.. May I*.— ln a runaway
accident to-night Miss Ethel Burroughs, of
Somerville, a member of the senior class at
Smith College, jumped from a carriage and
was instantly killed. Th» accident happened
at Go«hcn. twenty miles from here. Accom
panied by a classmate. Miss Mary M. Doris,
also of Somerville. and by Mr. and Mrs. Harry
Beckwith, of Quincy. who were visiting her.
Miss Burroughs drove to "Joshen to-day, and the
party was on its way back to Northampton
when the horses became frightened and threat
ened to run away. Miss Burroughs and th
other young woman, who were on the back
seat, sprang out of the rapidly moving vehicle
and Miss Burroughs struck on her shoulder,
breaking her neck. Miss Doris was only
BILGE IX (ORX.
Shorts Forced to Settle tcith Patten
— Armour a Loser.
[Hi T;le?rarh to The Tribune. !
Chicago .May — May corn soared to ~<>
cents to-day, the highest price yet recorded
for May delivery. The bulge was caused by
the shorts, who were forced to settle with James
A. Patten, the Evanston plunger, who holds all
the corn in sight in the city. The shorts vainly
tried to find the corn they needed to make their
contracts, but the corn was not to be had out
side of Pattens hands.
J. » >gden Arnrur, who practically controls the
wheat in Chicago olevators. is rumored to hav<»
lost heavily on cm. Some gmsstu place his
loss at a million, but as no one but Mr. Armours
manager knows, and he won't t^-11. there is no
means of saying Just how much the packer
J. iPA XESE ELEt TIOXS.
Results Show Great Gains for the
Party in Power.
Tokio. May 19l— The results of th« recent
parliamentary elections held in Japan have just
become known in detail, and are summarized
The Seiyukai. or Conservative party, elected
1!M» member?, the Progressives 77. Independ
ents 53, Daidos 32 and the Yukokai 27. The
commercial interests have a largely increased
representation, which with the aid ci the
pledged independents and Seiyukai. will com
mand an absolute majority.
POLICE SAVE TffREE BOYS IN PJVEH
Drag Them Out One at a Time and Send
Them to Hospital.
Patrolman Coonev and Steinblinck. of the East 51-«t
street station, saved three boys yesterday who hid
fatten into the East River off the pier at Slst
street. The boy?. Edward Gllmartir. fifteen year*
old. of No. 831 Second avenue; Michael Boylan.
twelve years old. of No. l*ViT Second avenue, aid
George Jordon, twelve years old. of No. 381 East
44th street, were taken to th» Flower Hospital, hut
Voting Oilmartin was standing on the end of the
pier when he slipped, and in falling snatched his
two companions, and they all tumbled info the
water. Patrolman Cooney got down on the under
runway of th» pier up to his waist in the water,
while StefnbUnck held his hand. Coney caugbl the
boys, and one by one pns=ed them up to hi= fel
low patrolman. The boys were laid out on th» pier
and a hurry call spnt for an ambulance.
CARRIED DEATH FROM HOSPITAL.
When BOSS Edna Phillips, of Wa lint: River. Long
Island, was stricken with scarlet fever while in
the Training School for Nurses at the State Hos
pital at Kings Park. Long Island, the physicians
allowed her to go home to recuperate from a sup
posedly insignificant ailment.
Soon after her condition became more serious.
and other members of the family were taken ill.
She died on Sunday.
An Investigation has been made, but it la «aid th*
State Beard ot Health will not censure the physi
cians in the hospital.
CONGRESSMAN BEALL'S BROTHER SHOT.
f Ft> Telegraph le The TrflMaw I
Dallas, Tex.. May IS. T>i.k" B- ill. aged flfry.
five, a brother "f Congressaaaii "Jack" Beall was
shot an.! allied ta Kasi DsDss to-nisln h> a jmillia
man named Kent, who, it is nadcrstood, h..s ben
paying attenMons lo Beaira dangbter. Kesrt baa
TWO MEN SWEPT OVER FALLS.
Montreal. May IS.— James Hy..n. superintendent of
the Bnawtalgaii Water. Electric and Power Com
pany, said to if from Boston, and Joseph RaCBH.
a laborer, while on an inspection trip were swept
over Shawlnlsan Falls on Saturday, falling one
hundred and thirty feet. Hundreds of persons saw
TWO DEAD IN $350,000 FIRE.
S.inlt rite. Marie, Mich . May is.— Tht- Bapei mill
and power bouse of the I...U'* Superior Corporation
In the Canadian Bos w»-re destroyed by tire early
to-day Albert F. Walsh, superintendent of the
dynamo room, praa Knocked to death whii.- trying
to extinguish the flames, which were started by a
short circuit. Edward Gruy. his assistant. Jump»-«t
Into the canal after his clothing ha.l caught fire
and was drowned. The property loss is J33>,ftn>.
RETIRED BUSINESS MAN A SUICIDE.
1 By Tal«Sfaßl to The Tribune. I
Canandalgua, N. Y. May IS.— Andrew McKechnie.
a prominent retired business man. died here thin
evening from the effects of a self -inflii t<»,] revolver
■not wound in his he*«J He was a relative and one
Of the heirs of J.<m*e and Alexander McKfchnle.
who founded a brewery here. DOSBOacTrnn over
losses on the atocH market mi the r«<«on for th*
suicide. • -■
PRICE THKEE CENTS.
jTITYAX GETS ALABAMA
JOHNSON'S STROXG RUN.
Late Returns Cut Dozen the Xe~
fßv T»l»graph to IM Tribunal
Montgomery.. Ala.. May — Governor John
son of Minnesota ar»in.« with the later return".
He has carried Montgomery. Con^cup. Coffee
and Mobile counties*. His strength Is .a great
Montgomery. Ala.. May 1* — Th* majority for
Bryan over Johnson in the state Democratic
primary to-day is large, probably four tr> on*.
The vote was heavy
The fight for Johnson was begun late, but
made a great impression. He seems to have
carried two or three of the larger counties.
John Tomlinson, Bryan leader, says Bryan's
majority will be 25.000.
Early reports show that a. large vote was
polled for Johnson in the southern part of th»
state, while the northern counties favored Bryan.
Johnson carried the town of Demopolis, an-i
the first ward heard from In Birmingham gava
Johnson a majority of 63. Early returns Indi
cate Johnson's Indorsement by Mobile. County.
Returns received are gfoomy for John A. Lmll.
the administration candidate for the Supremo
Court bench, for whom Governor Comer mad*
a personal fight. The Supreme Court winners
will be probably Alston and Simpson, -with May
field close behind.
[By Telegraph M Th* TraVSBM '
Mobile. Ala.. May IS. -Returns so far received
from the county precincts for the Presidential
nomination indicates that Governor Johnson has
carried this county by an overwhelming ma
jority. In some precincts W. J. Bryan received!
no vote. The city results, which are slow, owing
to a large municipal and county ticket, will in
all probability be for Johnson.
WAKIXG IP HARRISBVRir.
Pennsylvania Democrats Are Still
Harrisburg. Perm., May IS.— Democrats from
every portion of Pennsylvania are pouring into
Harrisburg- to-night to attend the Democratic
3tat«* Convention, which will be held on
Wednesday, and the indications are that it
will be one of the liveliest held in years Head
quarters have been opened by the Bryan,
Gray and Johnson leagues, each having its
corps of boomers and button distributers, an-i
the city is being liberally placarded.
The Bryan people had things their own way
until late to-day, when the other league? began
to send out their men. and to-night the Bryan
ites are endeavoring to organize a demonstra
tion in favor of the Nebraskan.
The Bryan leaguers claimed the control of
the national delegates and th? convention to
day. and to-night President Jere 5. B!ack.
who just arrived from a conference with Bryan
at Philadelphia, asserted that the league woulj
fight for every point in the convention.
The Guffey men .«ay that Bryan's followers
will have less thin 100 delegates. : - : -j-~~-^-
The Gray League people insist that their can
didate will develop strength and aaX that men
claimed for Bryan are for Gray.
The Johnson boomers have refused M BBOM
any statements, hut assert that they will make
themselves f^lt in the convention.
National Committeeman J. M. Guffey arrive-.!
here this evening He says that the Democratic
state organization will be in full control of
Wednesdays convention and will elect unm
structed all th» delegate? -at -large to the national
convention and also the e!ectors-at-lar.are.-
CAPT. S. S AMI ELS DEAD.
j For Last Fifteen Years President of
"The Marine Journal".
Captain Samuel ?amue!s. for the la?t fifteen
i years president of "The Marine Journal.'*
| who became famous in the early ■ >« > s. arista he»
j commanded the Pisartnsilii the fastest sail
j ing packet of her time, died yesterday at his
! horn*. xo K>4 Clinton street. Brooklyn. Cap
■ tain Samuels was taken ill several weeks a7f>.
| , • ( =rebro-«mbo!i-m set in and° three days as»
! he became unconscious, remaining in that con
: dition up to the time of his death.
A wife, four sons and three daughters sur
vive him. The funeral wilt be held at Grace
Church. Brooklyn, on Sunday morning, at 11
| o'clock. The burial will M in Greenwood
Captain Samuels was born in Philadelphia
on March 14. IV.'.~>. He weal to sea as cabin
boy at the a?e of eleven and in IM*» he be
came captain, amaasj his different ?ommand3
being the Dreadnnusht. in IM3 and I «'4 ha
commanded the I'nited States steamship John
Rice, and in the latter year he hail charge nZ
the quartermaster's department Is New York.
In l^fi.".. as commander of the McCletlan. 'i»
took part in both attacks on Fort Fisher In
lvc,i; he commanded the saraci steamer Fulton,
plying between New Tort and Havr?. and BI
the winter of INK? '61 he was captain of f'- - *»
yacht Henrietta in her race from New York * >
Southampton again* time.
He also hid chance at the yacht Dauntless la
her transatlantic racs with the Cambrin in l>7t
and the Coronet in 1957. In I<w2 be m*» chosen
president of IBM gataaaa Fay Company, it b^ina:
understood at the time that the United Baal »
government would bo granted a 'naval .-• iMoa on
the bay. Lands were given as the company by
the Dominican gmaiaiiiaal and a settlement
was made in iS73. The settlors wore expelled
the following year. Frosa tSTI an ISIS he wa>.
general superintendent of th»- Pacific Mail
Steamship Company in San Francisco. He wj*
at one time connected with th** United States
Stc.-tm M'-ifiiiK and Power Company, of New-
York. He was the author <>f "From F^recastl*
MESSAGE HITS LOUISIANA TRACKS.
aVtoil Rouge, \jt.. May IS.— Kacetraclt sr>tmhlin?
to be suppressed absolutely and local option
combined with high license as regulate the liquor
traffic, were two of the most salient recommen
datloos of Governor J. V Santlers's inau<urat
message to the Legislature to-day.
Of racetrack gamb.in« the message said:
The manner Mud mode of conducting racetracks
in ami around New Orleans, ami the flagrant Kann-
Mtaa i-arrieti on at Ihe tracks, have «Je»erv«tly
aroused tli*" mor.^ aaaw* <>( the people against them.
I will earnestly urge upon th.- General Assembly
the enactment of leerixiation prohibiting and pe
nalizing gambling "on horse racing. All forms of
gambling are bad. and .have no place la the
economical development of the state.
THKEE EARTH SHOCKS IN MONTANA.
Helena. Mont.. May ■ -Three earth shocks wer«
perceptible in this county last saglM No itamago
DEWEY'S TWELVE YEAR PORT WINE.
The mwt »tr.-na;then!ng me we make
H. T. Dovt] & Sons Co , 13» Fulton St., New Tarn.